February 2011 Stories (65)

APD Aerial Surveillance

jeff hartzer

This morning's early coffee break was intruded upon from the air above our neighborhood with the buzzing of a waspy sounding airplane that kept coming and going, coming and going. As my wife notes on occasion, I might be called, Too Much Coffee Man. This morning was one of those moments for this fairly caffeinated man to look up, take some pictures, and to have fun with… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 28, 2011 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Above the Oscars



Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on February 28, 2011 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Idris Goodwin... Response #1

Idris Goodwin was one of the first poets ever featured on The Sunday Poem.  The work of this playwright, poet, and indie rapper has received praise from all quarters--including NPR and the New York Times.  His first book, THESE…


Added by The DitchRider on February 27, 2011 at 7:42am — 4 Comments

Soul Food in the High Desert

For the past six months, ever since I relocated to the Land of Enchantment in mid-August, I have taken every chance to regale my friends and relations back home with tales of the glorious food culture here in New Mexico.  It did not take long at all for green chile stew to become one of my go-to kitchen…


Added by grammaticaster on February 26, 2011 at 9:26pm — No Comments

Feb. 28, 6 pm, KANW 89.1 FM Rebroadcast of "Great Debate"

Feb. 28, 6 pm, KANW 89.1 FM Rebroadcast of "Great Debate"

Radio listeners can hear "Great Debate" rebroadcast & vote online on which of two (2) debate teams successfully argued the question:

Should lawmakers cut education & public services, or raise revenues?

Mon, Feb. 28, 6 -7 pm, KANW 89.1 FM and…


Added by Red Chili on February 26, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Recovery Cat 2.26.2011

"Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death."

- Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775.

"Gaddafi is an a**hole."

- Wael Ghonim, Twitter, January 22, 2011…


Added by J. Paul Lanier on February 26, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Duke City Dime Stories Showcase at Alamosa Books – Sunday, February 20, 2011 – The Photos


I had the opportunity on this past Sunday, February 20, 2011, to stop by Alamosa Books (8810 Holly Ave NE, in Albuquerque) and check out the Duke City Dime Stories Showcase, hosted by…


Added by Rich Boucher on February 25, 2011 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Not a Man's World

We’ve heard the stories far too many times.

Keith Saunders didn’t start dancing until he was in college. He was on his way to law school when he decided it would be fun to take a dance class. He discovered that he was pretty good at it and was encouraged by his teacher to continue. Five years later, he was dancing with…


Added by Terry S. Davis on February 25, 2011 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: At Least They Aren't Giving Away Freedom Fries



Added by Adelita on February 25, 2011 at 5:38am — 18 Comments

Morning Fix: Stupid Gas Prices


Added by Adelita on February 24, 2011 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

You're invited to Feb. 23 Debate in Santa Fe!

You're Invited to a Debate!

Should our state senators & representatives cut education & public services again, or raise revenues?

Duke City Fix readers, their families, friends and neighbors are invited to a debate. Tonight, two (2) teams will debate this question:

Shall lawmakers cut education and public services, or raise revenues?"

WHEN: Wed,, Feb. 23

WHERE: Scottish Rite Center…


Added by Red Chili on February 23, 2011 at 7:29am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Turning Pages


Added by Adelita on February 23, 2011 at 5:56am — 7 Comments

Saturday Slide-Jam North of town

Added by Wayne Bennett on February 22, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Gov. Martinez appoints new student Regents

Susana Martinez appointed two new student Regents to fill positions at UNM and NMSU.


Jacob Wellman was appointed by the governor to sit on the Board of Regents at UNM. Wellman, a junior studying political science, has been active in student government, been an adviser on budgetary issues at the university and has been involved in bipartisan…


Added by ZShaunz Man on February 22, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Om

  • Tom Swisstack is meditating on the value of yoga at MDC.  
  • List porn:  This time we rank 39th out of 50!
  • Organization…

Added by Adelita on February 22, 2011 at 5:58am — 2 Comments

¡Que Padre!—A Review of Madre: Perilous Journeys with a Spanish Noun

Liza Bakewell is a Cultural turned Linguistic Anthropologist who discovered her obsession with the word, the mystery and the often negative connotations of the Spanish word…


Added by Krista on February 21, 2011 at 10:03pm — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: President's Day


Added by Adelita on February 21, 2011 at 6:32am — 3 Comments

GMO issue at the New Mexico Legislature 2011 - UPDATE

GMO issue at the New Mexico state legislature 2011

UPDATE: Due to a strong lobbying push from the large corporations that patent and market these GMOs, and the fact that the NM Chili Association is "in-bed" with these corporations, this bill was LOST on the house floor in the week following this post. 

ON SHOULD KNOW: That, aside from permenently invading native, natural seed stock, one of the huge dangers of…


Added by Crista on February 21, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

College and High School Backgammon by USBGF

The US Backgammon Federation is starting backgammon clubs at 

high schools and colleges all over the country. 


We will help provide boards, coaching, and on-line competition with other 

schools with prizes and scholarships. 


If you have a contact at a school and can help us in the door, we will do the rest.  

Please contact Phil Simborg at …


Added by Early Gardner on February 20, 2011 at 11:19am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Renny Golden... 2 Poems, Nuevo Mexico & Geronimo

Nothing disappears in this dry Land of Enchantment.  As Renny Golden says in the opening lines of Nuevo Mexico, "The high desert is a dog with no sense of time."  This first poem is a kind of short preface to studying anything about New Mexico's history.  The second poem brings to life…


Added by The DitchRider on February 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

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